TROPHY BUCKS

My First Buck…11-Point I had plans to hunt what I consider to be my best stand, but changing wind directions altered those plans. I decided to sit in a stand a few hundred yards away from the treestand I originally planned to sit. Sure enough, around 5 p.m. this...

MICHIGAN’S DAM STEELHEAD

Steelhead are special fish and one of their attributes is that they remain active no matter how low the water temperature drops. They will continue to chase lures even when the water super cools below 32 degrees. This makes it possible for Michigan anglers that prefer...

SPIKE

During the summer of 2019, a good friend of mine informed me that there was a rumor of a nice buck running around near a spot where I could hunt. Between a busy work schedule and my wife and I building a new house, I hadn’t hunted this area much the last couple of...

Michigan Bobcats

Bobcats are extremely stealthy. They are mostly nocturnal, making sightings even more rare…   Bobcats are an extremely stealthy animal. Although bobcats are relatively common, especially in Northern Michigan, most avid outdoor enthusiasts rarely see this...

‘Hunting Their Hunt’

We have heard a lot about “hunt your hunt” recently. The phrase relates to a reaction to some Michigan hunter’s desire to fill the freezer with venison and hunters wanting antler point restrictions hoping to see big antlered bucks in their area consistently. This is...